Gain a succinct overview of specific topics relating to every day practice with our 1, 2 or 6 hour education modules; quick and easy to complete anytime, anywhere. You will receive a certificate for completing any of these education activities. CPD points are also available. Our ALMs provide the opportunity to develop indepth knowledge, skills, behaviour and attitudes in a range of therapeutic areas.
The rescheduling of codeine to a prescription-only medication has resulted in patients who have been taking codeine long-term for chronic pain presenting for prescriptions. This education explores issue surrounding the use of codeine for chronic non-cancer pain, and how to better manage chronic non-cancer pain patients through a multidisciplinary approach.
This Quality Improvement (QI) program aims to optimise pharmacological and non-pharmacological management of lipid abnormalities in patients with atherogenic dyslipidaemia, to achieve a reduction in cardiovascular disease risk in patients.
This module seeks to educate GPs and others working in the primary care space about how genomic testing can improve patient outcomes, the appropriate referral pathways, issues surrounding notifying family when genomic testing reveals a hereditary condition, and legal matters such as privacy and impact on insurance.
Insomnia is the most common sleep disorder seen in primary care, accounting for 8 out of 10 sleep disorders. Australian population surveys show that up to one third of adults have regular difficulty in getting to sleep or staying asleep. Despite its frequent presentation, the management of insomnia is said to be suboptimal due to under recognition of the disorder as well as inadequate treatment strategies. This activity will help GPs understand the impact of insomnia, how to identify insomnia and how to approach treatment.
This ALM covers three key aspects of women's health: breast cancer, heavy menstrual bleeding and cervical cancer. Screening and management methods in light of the latest clinical guidelines are explored, as well as effective management methods and when to refer patients to specialists.